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Richardson, Texas
Alvin, Texas
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Richardson is 265% more densely populated than Alvin.
People are 5% more likely to be married in Alvin.
The Median Age is 3.8 years older in Richardson.

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PEOPLE
 Richardson, TXAlvin, TXUnited States
 Population110,81525,791321,418,820
 Population - 201097,50724,512308,745,538
 Population - 200091,80221,413285,036,114
 Population - 199074,84019,220251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now48.07%34.19%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now20.71%20.45%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,8801,06291
 Land Area29243,531,905
 Water Area01264,837
 Median Age37.333.537.4
 Female Population50.07%49.17%50.81%
 Male Population49.93%50.83%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Richardson, TXAlvin, TXUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.01%6.87%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.94%7.34%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.48%6.91%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.43%4.03%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.58%4.13%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.41%6.77%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3413.80%15.85%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.17%14.44%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5414.45%12.44%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.25%4.74%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.27%4.25%5.72%
 Age 65 to 747.42%7.04%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.02%3.85%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.78%1.33%1.85%
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 RACE
 Richardson, TXAlvin, TXUnited States
 White56.13%59.54%62.77%
 Black8.27%3.90%12.24%
 Asian15.29%0.59%4.95%
 Native American0.31%0.37%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.25%0.00%0.16%
 Other0.11%0.00%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.01%0.52%2.13%
 Hispanic16.62%35.09%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic83.38%64.91%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Richardson, TXAlvin, TXUnited States
 Households39,5768,679116,211,000
 Family Households26,5616,18276,958,100
 Non Family Households13,0152,49739,253,000
 Household Size2.62.772.63
 Married Population55.24%50.57%50.58%
 Single Population44.76%49.43%49.42%
 Now Married53.30%48.25%48.41%
 Married but Separated1.95%2.33%2.17%
 Never Married29.88%29.61%32.55%
 Widowed5.09%5.91%5.95%
 Divorced9.79%13.91%10.92%
 Married, w/children34.38%31.85%31.68%
 Married, no children44.55%36.98%41.44%
 Single, w/children12.79%19.43%16.94%
 Single, no children8.28%11.74%9.95%
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